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Monday, May 1, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Teaching in Summer Workshop

Workshop | May 2 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 442 Stephens Hall


Jake Grumbach, AC Faculty Member, Political Science; John Stehlin, AC Faculty Member, Geography

American Cultures


The American Cultures (AC) Center extends an invitation to all summer to attend our ‘Teaching in Summer’ workshop. Although this workshop will discuss the opportunities and obstacles of teaching AC courses, in particular, we will also spend significant time discussing general approaches to teaching courses in the summer, and therefore want to extend this invitation to all who might find value in...   More >


Faculty, Students - Graduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate

Registration opens February 28. Register by April 25 online.



One Year of Community Engagement in Food Systems

Social Event | May 2 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge


Jeff Noven, Operations Manager, Berkeley Student Food Collective; Kelly Carlisle, Executive Director, Acta Non Verba; Ruben E. Canedo, Research & Mobilization Coordinator, Centers for Educational Equity & Excellence (CE3)

College of Natural Resources


Community leaders and undergraduate students involved with ESPM 197 - Community Engagement in Food Systems this past year will gather to discuss their projects and ways forward for the Food Systems minor. This event is open to the public, especially students and community members interested in learning more about the Food Systems Minor.


General Public, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Jacobs Spring Design Showcase

Special Event | May 3 – 4, 2017 every day |  Jacobs Hall


Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


On Wednesday, May 3, and Thursday, May 4, please join the Jacobs Institute for the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase. At this open house, you can meet student designers, check out innovations in fields from health to socially engaged art, and celebrate the semester over conversation and refreshments.


All Audiences

All Audiences



BFI Research Showcase

Colloquium | May 3 | 8:45-10:45 a.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


Berkeley Food Institute


In 2015, the Berkeley Food Institute provided seed funding to six multi-disciplinary and innovative research projects in food and agriculture. On May 3, our grantees will be sharing the results of their research with the Berkeley community. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from UC Berkeley's experts from various fields, and to participate in the Q&A session following each grantee's presentation.


Register online.



2017 COEH-CE Webinar Series with Cristina Banks, PhD and Edward Yelin, PhD: Health and Employment: Macro Context and Micro Initiatives

Seminar | May 3 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. |  Webinar


Edward Yelin, Professor, UCSF School of Medicine; Cristina Banks, Director, HealthyWorkplaces, UC Berkeley

Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Continuing Education (COEH-CE) Program


What are employment and workforce trends regarding Americans with disabilities? What is the newest thinking about how to build worker sustainability in response to these trends?

This webinar presentation will provide you with the latest information. The presentation makes it clear that allowing workplace practices and disability policies to continue will prove to be deleterious to the American...   More >


All Audiences, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

All Audiences, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

$0 Free Webinar, $30 CE Credit

Registration opens March 28. Register by May 3 online, or by calling 510-642-8365, or by emailing coehce@berkeley.edu.



Capstone Showcase 2017: Berkeley Master of Engineering

Presentation | May 3 | 10:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m. |  Shires Hall


2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94709

Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership


The Berkeley Master of Engineering Showcase is a chance for the Berkeley community to engage with our Masters students in their research & industry projects. If you are curious about the latest innovations or where the future of engineering is heading–come see for yourself!

Come network with students, faculty, and alumni while trying out the latest innovations in tech.

Food and drinks will...   More >



Microbiomes in Health and Disease: A Science Cafe Event

Lecture | May 3 | 7 p.m. |  Restaurant Valparaiso


1403 Solano Ave., Albany, CA 94706

Dr. Michael Shapira, Assistant Professor in Residence, Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley

Science@Cal


What do we know about our internal microbial communities – their roles in healthy living and disease? Michael Shapira will explore some intriguing ideas about the contribution of our internal flora and fauna to evolution.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Jacobs Spring Design Showcase

Special Event | May 3 – 4, 2017 every day |  Jacobs Hall


Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


On Wednesday, May 3, and Thursday, May 4, please join the Jacobs Institute for the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase. At this open house, you can meet student designers, check out innovations in fields from health to socially engaged art, and celebrate the semester over conversation and refreshments.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Finding Research Funding: BRDO Spring Seminar Series for Faculty

Workshop | May 4 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall


Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

Berkeley Research Development Office


This workshop will describe the mechanisms that federal agencies and private foundations use to fund research and teach methods for finding opportunities to apply for.


Faculty



Friday, May 5, 2017

Essig Brunch Seminar: Sexual Selection and Signal Evolution in Peacock Spiders (Genus: Maratus)

Colloquium | May 5 | 10-11 a.m. | 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building


Maddie Girard, PhD candidate, Rosenblum Lab, UC Berkeley

Entomology, Essig Museum of


Weekly seminar series focused on arthropod science (insects, spiders, scorpions, etc.)



ARE Seminar: Manisha Shah

Seminar | May 5 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 201 Giannini Hall


Manisha Shah, UCLA

College of Natural Resources


Manisha Shah is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. She is also a Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Faculty Affiliate at UC Berkeley’s Center for Effective Global Action, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor. She received her Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from UC...   More >

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Scientific Writing: BRDO Spring Seminar Series for Faculty

Workshop | May 11 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall


Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

Berkeley Research Development Office


Clear writing is a valuable skill for all researchers, and it can positively influence the impact of your science. This workshop will help you write about your research more clearly and effectively.

Friday, May 12, 2017

2017 COEH Lela Morris Symposium:: There’s Something in the Air: Current Topics on Particulate Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease

Conference/Symposium | May 12 | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. |  David Brower Center


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Center for Occupational and Environmental Health


This course is presented by the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH). The focus of the symposium is Particulate Matter (PM) exposure and cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes, including clinical and subclinical markers as well as mortality. It is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals with a synthesis of the current research on PM exposure and...   More >


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences

$40.00 Faculty and Students, $40.00 State/Local Government Agencies and Non-Profits, $80.00 All Others

Tickets go on sale February 21. Buy tickets online, or by calling COEH Continuing Education Program at 510-643-7277, or by emailing COEH Continuing Education Program at coehce@berkeley.edu.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy Hour: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2015 (317 Minutes) In Japanese with English subtitles – Free and Open to the Public

Film - Feature | May 14 | 12:30-6:30 p.m. | 142 Dwinelle Hall


Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Director and Filmmaker

Film & Media Studies


Ryûsuke Hamaguchi's "Happy Hour" (2015) is a seemingly picturesque melodrama about four women living in Kobe who quietly drift apart. The shadow of the 3/11 Earthquake, however, falls over the surface of the acclaimed and award-winning 317 minute epic. Director Q+A to follow.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Proposal Development Consultations: BRDO Spring Seminar Series for Faculty

Workshop | May 18 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall


Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

Berkeley Research Development Office


Bring your questions, ideas, and proposal drafts to an open consultation session with the Berkeley Research Development Office.



Climate Change: Time Running Out

Lecture | May 18 | 7-9 p.m. | 608 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)


Gary White, climate activist who was trained by former Vice President Al Gore, Climate Reality Project organization

UC Berkeley Extension


Climate change has been characterized by many as the ultimate challenge of humanity. First discovered over a century ago, global climate change was first popularized in 1989 by James Hansen, a climatologist formerly at NASA. In the over 25 years since, the physical consequences of climate change have gotten progressively worse. At the same time, a diminishing yet powerful number of Americans...   More >


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